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Robert Morris University officials advise students to celebrate holiday safely after large number of cases last semester

Robert Morris University officials advise students to celebrate holiday safely after large number of cases last semester

John Blinn, News Editor March 16, 2021

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Two years ago, St. Patrick's Day celebrations would consist of vibrant green parades and buzzing parties. One year ago, the nation spent the holiday indoors, just reeling from the...

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Co-CEO of Netflix grants $3 million to Robert Morris University to be used for scholarships

John Blinn, News Editor January 27, 2021

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University has received $3 million dollars from Netflix founder and co-CEO Reed Hastings. The money will be used to fund a total of 20 scholarships for incoming students. The...

Robert Morris University will begin issuing required COVID-19 tests to students

Robert Morris University will begin issuing required COVID-19 tests to students

John Blinn, News Editor October 21, 2020

UPDATE: The original version of this article featured information about a saliva test for COVID-19 that would take less than 15 minutes to complete. The team at Curative Inc. has since clarified that...

Robert Morris University introduces the new Colonial Success Fund

Robert Morris University introduces the new Colonial Success Fund

John Blinn, News Editor October 15, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Certain Robert Morris University students could receive up to $5,000 annually with the new Colonial Success Fund. Through a new financial tool known as an income share agreement (ISA),...

Where's the News? Episode 16 (FEAT. Rick Sebak)

Where’s the News? Episode 16 (FEAT. Rick Sebak)

John Blinn, Nick Hedderick, and Garret Roberts October 13, 2020

Rather than hard news and election coverage, the Where's the News? crew talks hotdogs, Pittsburgh and documentaries with special guest Rick Sebak. Tune in for fun stories, Steel City Secrets and cylindrical...

Robert Morris University offers up to $40,000 through a new scholarship program competing with Duquesne

Robert Morris University offers up to $40,000 through a new scholarship program competing with Duquesne

John Blinn, News Editor September 25, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University has established a new scholarship program in an attempt to set itself apart from local rival Duquesne University. Up to $40,000, that's how much a student who...

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RMU confirms positive COVID-19 case on campus, 17 students in quarantine

John Blinn, News Editor September 4, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University has confirmed that a member of the campus community has tested positive for COVID-19 on September 4, 2020. An email from the RMU Student Health Center stated...

Robert Morris University eliminates some staff positions, furloughs others in response to financial loss after COVID-19

Robert Morris University eliminates some staff positions, furloughs others in response to financial loss after COVID-19

John Blinn, News Editor June 3, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - Staff and coaches at Robert Morris University have been furloughed and several other staff positions have been eliminated in an attempt to lessen the financial impact caused by the COVID-19...

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Robert Morris University classes remain online for the summer but hopes for in-person fall courses after an estimated $10 million loss from COVID-19

John Blinn, News Editor May 6, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University will remain online for summer classes and is uncertain, but optimistic, for in-person fall classes. While handling an estimated $10 million loss as a result of...

Moon Township hosts Easter Bunny Neighborhood Hop for holiday social distancing

John Blinn, News Editor April 12, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - COVID-19 may have caused the cancellation of countless events throughout the United States, but it was unable to stop the Easter Bunny from safely spreading Easter cheer to residents in...

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